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Covid-19 in Africa: Strengthening regional cooperation for an effective return to work

Join this upcoming digital conference co-organised by IOE, the Federation of West African Employers' Association and the Union of Central…

New External Advisor for Africa

Amadou Sako will focus his efforts on expanding IOE’s activities in Africa.

Prof. Mthunzi Mdwaba speech to African Union/ILO digital conference

Full speech by IOE Vice President to the ILO Mthunzi Mdwaba to the African Union/ILO Video Conference of African Ministers of Labour on 29 April…

Covid-19 in Africa: experience sharing and recommendations for the private sector

Thursday 9 April, 11:30-13:00 (Europe CST)

IOE Members in Africa: Sign up today for the 6th African Social Partners' Summit in Lagos

IOE is joining forces with the Nigeria Employers' Consultative Association to organise the 6th African Social Partners Summit in Lagos on 25-26…

IOE events for Members in Africa

Two back-to-back events for IOE members in Africa, co-organised with NECA (Nigeria) with the support of the European Union

An invitation to IOE members around the world

IOE is joining forces with the Confederation of Asia-Pacific Employers (CAPE) and the ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE) to organise this…

ILO Abidjan Declaration prioritises action on sustainable business

An enabling environment for sustainable business, productivity, skills and reducing informality are the lead areas of action in the ILO Abidjan…

IOE members in Africa: Save the date for the 6th African Social Partners' Summit, Nigeria, 25 -26 February 2020

This Summit, the first to be held in English-speaking Africa, will continue the work of the African Social Partners to accelerate job creation.

Save the date for the IOE Centenary Global Summit on the Future of Work in Kuala Lumpur on 5-6 February 2020

IOE is joining forces with the Confederation of Asia-Pacific Employers (CAPE) and the ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE) to organise a…

Invitation to the 14th ILO African Regional Meeting

Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, Tuesday 3 to Friday 6 December 2019.

Asian employers provide key input to EU Policy Forum on Development meeting in Nepal

A strong IOE-member delegation from China, Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, and Viet Nam, supported by IOE’s regional adviser, contributed to the…

ECAM (Malawi) hosts 43rd Annual Meeting of Employers’ Organisations from East, Central & Southern Africa in Lilongwe for deliberations on the Future of Work

Some 60 representatives of employers’ and business member organisations (EBMOs), as well as representatives of the African Youth Commission…

Calling IOE Members in East, Central & Southern Africa: 43rd Annual Conference in Lilongwe, Malawi on 3-4 June 2019

The Employers' Consultative Association of Malawi (ECAM) will host the 43rd Annual Conference of IOE members from East, Central and Southern…

IOE appoints Special Representative to United Nations in New York

On 1 May, Ms Shea Gopaul took up her post as IOE's first Special Representative to the United Nations in New York.

2019 Global Young Professionals' Academy: investing in employers' organisation leaders of the future

25 young professionals from IOE member organisations around the world came together in Madrid, Spain from 8 to 12 April for a capacity-building…

IOE brings the voice of business to the multi-stakeholder EU Policy Forum on Development (PFD) in Brussels

From 13 - 15 March 2019, IOE had a seat at the table at the 7th Global Policy Forum on Development (PFD) in Brussels, Belgium.

IOE in The Gambia, building partnerships with Africa’s youth to address employment and skills concerns

IOE members from West and Central Africa came together in Banjul, The Gambia at the end of March to attend the 3rd Pan African Youth Conference…

CGEA-hosted IOE-Business Africa Forum in Algiers: inspiring, supporting and nurturing entrepreneurs for a brighter future for Africa's youth

More than 300 participants were present for the opening ceremony of the highly anticipated IOE-Business Africa Enterprise Forum, which was…

Join the Policy Forum on Development Global Meeting in Brussels on 13-15 March 2019

The Policy Forum on Development (PFD) is a European Commission-supported multi-stakeholder platform that brings together civil society…

West & Central Africa Members: Save the date for AYC Event in The Gambia from 23-26 March 2019

Please save the date for the 3rd African Youth Conference on African Unity & Development hosted by the African Youth Commission in Banjul, The…

IOE Policy Working Groups - update

The IOE Management Board decided at its November 2018 session to amend the names of two of the Organisation's Policy Working Groups to better…

IOE-Business Africa Enterprise Forum in Algiers on 18-19 February - Agenda out now!

The draft agenda is now available for the IOE-Business Africa Forum in Algiers on 18-19 February on the theme of inspiring, nurturing and…

Announcement of New IOE Adviser for Africa

IOE Adviser for Africa, Mr. Lameck Jaston

Introducing Mr Lameck Jaston

Business Enterprise Forum in Algiers: please save the dates!

Following our successful Business Enterprise Forum in Nairobi in March 2018, we are pleased to announce our 2019 "IOE-Business Africa Forum -…

CNP-Guinée hosts West and Central Africa Employers' Organisation Conference on the Green Economy and Sustainable Development

The National Council of Employers of Guinea (CNP-Guinée) hosted the Conference of West & Central Africa Employers’ Organisations in Conakry on…

2019 Global Employers' Young Professionals' Academy, Madrid, 8-12 April 2019: Call for Applications

Are you a young professional working in an employers' organisation? Would you like to join a group of peers to build your skills as an effective…

The ILO takes a decision on the Organization’s engagement with the tobacco sector

After many discussions over several Sessions the ILO Governing Body decided today that the Organization will continue to engage with the tobacco…

West & Central Africa Employers' Organisations: please save the dates 12-13 December 2018

IOE members from West and Central Africa are coming together in Conakry, Guinea on 12 - 13 December to explore the role of the green economy and…

5th Social Partners Summit on Employment in Africa takes place in Abidjan

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